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satyameva jayate on disability

This week’s Satyameva Jayate focused on disability, and on how to use that disability as a strength and not a weakness. We at Esha believe its one of the best productions on the subject. It talks without talking down. It … Continue reading

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Application beta testing

Hi iPhone users, Blind sight, a small R&D firm in Berkeley, is developing an iPhone application that can detect and speak out text – be it a sign around you or a handout you need to identify. The application uses … Continue reading

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Deployment of Lab In Box (Tatkal Kaksha)

I was very interested in learning more about the actual deployment of Lab in Box. If successful, the concept has tremendous potential, not just for blind institutions, but for govt schools and for all children in remote areas. i requested HP for … Continue reading

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What Connectivity means to students in remote areas in India

This post by Mark Parkinson started the whole thought process. What is it that separates a child in Bhuj, Gujarat, from a child in Delhi? Or any child in a remote location, from a child growing up in a metro … Continue reading

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17 year old boy awarded for innovation for the blind, Science papers for the blind, and more news..

Last month, 2 people called me on the same day to talk about a wonderful thing associated with the blind, and this morning, i read another piece of news that gladdens the heart. Other things have been happening – like … Continue reading

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Invitation to “The View From Here” a unique exhibition of photograph​s by the visually impaired at the Gallery Art & Soul Worli Mumbai from 2-8 Oct, 10am – 7pm as part of the Joy of Giving Week

This is being posted on behalf of Partho Bahumika of “Blind with Camera”. If you are in Mumbai on these dates, please do try and go. It gives us great pleasure to invite you to the opening and preview of … Continue reading

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Umesh Pandey and the morons of Gurgaon – Brilliant post by Mark Parkinson

One day, very recently, a young man died. He died because some idiot from Gurgaon blew him up – for 21 rupees. No, for daring to ask for moneys that they should have paid. Surprisingly, we do not know the … Continue reading

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